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Fishhook Barrel Cactus (Ferocactus wislizenii) fruit at Vail, Arizona, USA. Date: February 6, 2005 by John Owens. This image is also hosted at Wikipedia.
SUCCULENT: Columnar stem one to three meters
tall, usu. not branched or clumped. The column has about two dozen verticle
ribs and is roughly ½ to ¾
FLOWERS/FRUIT: Deep orange to red flowers clustered at apex of column
appear in August. Mature fruit late Aug. to Oct. is yellow.
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